Immerse yourself in the world of the Newbery Award-winning novel, A SINGLE SHARD, by Linda Sue Park.

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 7pm

Council Room

Swarthmore Public Library

Thursday 12th and Friday 13th May - 9 am until 7 pm

We are delighted to offer new editions to the popular museum pass program at Swarthmore Public Library!  We will soon have 9 passes available.

We are very excited to tell you that the Swarthmore Public Library will be teaming up with PAWS, a Healing Pet Therapy nonprofit

A community treasure since 1929, Swarthmore Public Library has a great collection of books for adults and children.  We also have dvds, books on CD, music cds, great courses, and more.

Theatre Workshop - kids 9 years & older, May 4th

Immerse yourself in the world of the Newbery Award-winning novel, A SINGLE SHARD, by Linda Sue Park. In this 60-minute, highly interactive theatre workshop led by professional actor Mary Elizabeth Scallen from People's Light and Theatre Company, use your body, voice, and imagination to step into the shoes of the honest and hard-working Tree-ear, his best friend Crane-man, his demanding boss master potter Min, and his compassionate benefactor, Min’s Wife. Experience this joyful, richly textured story as if it were happening to you! 

Elaine Terranova: a reading

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 7pm

Council Room

Swarthmore Public Library

During National Poetry Month, The Mad Poets Society will present a reading by the poet Elaine Terranova.  

 

Friends of the Library Spring Book and Bake Sale

Thursday 12th and Friday 13th May - 9 am until 7 pm
Saturday 14th May - 5 Bucks a Bag special sale 9 am until 2

Annual Fund Drive Letter

Keep a look out for your Friends of the Swarthmore Library annual fund drive letter.

"And you can bet on the fact that the library’s return on investment is very high. In fact, according to the American Library Association’s library value calculator, which calculates the monetary worth of library services, our library’s market value is nearly $542 million. That’s a lot of value in a little building!"

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